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New Stone Patio!

I think one of the most surprising things, at least to me, about owning a home, is the constant reevaluation of how you’re using a space. I know not everyone does this; some people are happy to get their home … Continue reading

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Progress in Pictures

Pete spent the weekend drywalling the new bathroom. So there are half walls now… Above, the view from what’s left of The Boy’s room. Imagine that cut-off doorway moving about 4′ toward you. That’s how we’ll end up with a … Continue reading

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I Sewed a Thing!

So, yeah, it’s been a while (again). Just busy, no real other excuses. And the stuff we’ve been working on hasn’t been pretty stuff that’s fun to read about, either. Like this: My dad came down and wired our new … Continue reading

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Closets Part III and a Specialty Lumber Yard

Well, the closets are painted. I still really like the color a lot. I feel like it goes nicely with the ceiling without competing with it too much. The next step, of course, is the doors, and that’s a step … Continue reading

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Building Closets in a 1900 Home (Part II)

We continue plodding along on the closets. This weekend, I filled holes from the brad nailer, but I don’t have pictures of that. On Sunday morning, I primed the whole thing. Priming took forever because the wood soaked up so … Continue reading

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Building Closets in a 1900 Home

I don’t usually post twice in one week (because I don’t have two posts’ worth of stuff), but I also don’t want to be recapping this weeks after it happens in order to keep blog posts going, so here! Second … Continue reading

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Wanting Too Much Too Quickly

Shew, I started this post like four weeks ago. But then The Boy brought home the plague, which we carried to and apparently spread around Illinois, and then gave it to me. He went on a voluntary hunger strike while … Continue reading

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